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By Will Korn 

Talking Sports: Youth movement, loss of Durant and George shouldn't deter USA from gold at FIBA

 


The United States men’s national basketball team’s FIBA roster is getting closer to finalization and the squad will play its first exhibition game against Brazil at the United Center in Chicago on August 16.

The U.S will also face off against the Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico with both games under the world-famous lights of Madison Square Garden in New York.

There are still four cuts to go to get down to 12 players and these exhibition games will go a long way towards deciding which players will and will not be representing the Stars and Stripes when the preliminary round kicks...



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